20 Unmissable Attractions in Bordeaux

The Miroir d'Eau/ © Oliwan for Wiki Commons
The Miroir d'Eau/ © Oliwan for Wiki Commons
Photo of Jennifer Migan
29 January 2018

Welcome to Bordeaux! A city with such an amazing quality of life, so many places to visit and lots of hidden gems to discover; you’re sure have a wonderful time. Get your camera ready, here are the 20 attractions you should definitively visit during your trip in Bordeaux.

Place des Quinconces

France’s biggest square, the Place des Quinconcesis another central point of the town. You will be amazed by the impressive Monument aux Girondins and the gorgeous fountain running through the monument. Spectacular!

The Monument des Girondins on Places des Quinconces/ © Jennifer Migan

Place des Quinconces, Bordeaux, France

Pont de Pierre

The Pont de Pierre represents an essential part of the city because it connects the left bank of Bordeaux with the right bank side of the Garonne river and the La Bastide neighborhood. Walking across the bridge or looking at the tram smoothly going from one side to another is a pure moment of bliss.

Pont de Pierre/ © Jennifer Migan

Pont de Pierre, Bordeaux, France

Palais Rohan

A few steps away from Saint André Cathedral, the Palais Rohan is a palace built in 1771 in the honor of Bordeaux’s archbishop, Fernand Maximilien Mériadec de Rohan. Since 1835, it’s hosted Bordeaux’s mayor and city hall offices.

Palais Rohan/ © Jennifer Migan

Palais Rohan, Place Pey Berland, Bordeaux, France